Definition of Preponderances
1. preponderance [n] - See also: preponderance
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Literary usage of Preponderances
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... is due to the local preponderances of anabolism or katabolism in one set of reproductive cells or in one period of their life. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"But their efforts and hopes were finally and permanently shattered by the Mohammedan conquest, which put an end to all tribal factions and preponderances by ..."
3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"Partial separation and partial alienation of man from God entails the dual dispensation of love and wrath. To these alternating preponderances of God's ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1856)
"Town and Country, upon the whole, represent the respective preponderances in Great Britain of Church and Dissent, of Authority and Will, of Antiquity and ..."
5. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"In fact, no politician ever laboured more to preserve the Balance of Power in Europe, than he did to correct any temporary preponderances. ..."
6. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"... Negro, and white foreign-born preponderances, were selected for special study. Physical equipment of schools.—Twenty-two schools located in and near ..."
7. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1857)
"No, this never has been, and probably r/'!ver will be. There are shades of nationality, there are preponderances of d ..."